Zirfaea crispata Linnaeus 1758 (clam)

Bivalvia - Pholadida - Pholadidae

Alternative combinations: Mya crispata, Pholas crispata, Zirphaea crispata

Belongs to Zirfaea according to A. J. W. Hendy 2007

See also Hendy et al. 2008

Sister taxon: Zirfaea pilsbryi

Ecology: stationary boring suspension feeder

Distribution:

• Quaternary of Belgium (1 collection), Iceland (1), Ireland (1), the United Kingdom (3), United States (4: Maine)

• Pliocene of Belgium (1), the United Kingdom (4)

Total: 15 collections each including a single occurrence

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